United Nations. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

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Name: United Nations. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) (CERD)
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. continues to struggle with race disparities

Wade Henderson, president and CEO of the he Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights talksabout the 2014 Voting Rights Amendment Act at a press conference on Capitol Hill.Credit: Fredde Allen/NNPAWASHINGTON - Twenty years after signing the "International ... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

United Nations officially slams American cops as 'racists'

In the wake of the Ferguson, Missouri police shooting of Michael Brown, the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) claims that ethnic and racial minorities in the United States are victims of "oppression by authorities and apparently ... [Published Examiner.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

UN Racism Watchdog Slams US Over Police Brutality Citing Ferguson Shooting; Urges Review of 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

|8:16 am (Photo: Reuters/Joshua Lott)Police officers point their weapons at demonstrators protesting against the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Aug. 18, 2014.A U.N. committee that monitors racial inequality and discrimination says ... [Published Christian Post - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Police Feel Heat From the UN

Police officers in the United States are feeling the heat as the U.N. call for a stop to excessive force. The U.N. racism watchdog petitioned for the United States to stop its use of excessive force by police officers on Friday. After the fatal shooting ... [Published The Guardian Express - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

United Nations condemns U.S. racism as reverberations over Ferguson continue

(0 votes, average 0 out of 5)Written by Louis Weisberg, Staff writerSunday, 31 August 2014 07:38Ralliers showing solidarity with Michael Brown and the black community of Ferguson, Missouri, march down West State Street in Milwaukee on Aug. 18. –Photo: ... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

UN Review of US on Race Includes Redlining, Foreclosures & Stand Your Ground

By Matthew Russell LeeUNITED NATIONS, August 30 -- The crackdown in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing of unarmed African American teenager Michael Brown was the context of the just-concluded UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination ... [Published Inner City Press - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Oklahoma Policeman Arrested on Charges of Raping Black Women While on Patrol

Oklahoma police officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been charged with multiple sex offences.(Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office)Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been charged with multiple sex attacks, allegedly committed against women when he ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

SAVE HAVEN TO MINORITIES IN IRAQ

(times.com)The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), has issued a statement requesting that the Human Rights Council convene a special session on the human rights situation in Iraq, and urging the United Nations ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 7 reports

UN committee finds racial discrimination still prevalent in America

After the U.S. Human Rights Network presented information on continuing racial discrimination and human rights violations, the committee submitted a report with recommendations for the U.S. government.The 85th session of the UN Committee on the Elimination ... [Published The Hawaii Independent - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 5 reports

U.N. urges U.S. to stop police brutality

The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri.Minorities, particularly African ... [Published Network Journal - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

UN to US: Stop racism, police brutality

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has called on the United States to stop racism and police brutality. "The excessive use of force by law enforcement officials against racial and ethnic minorities is an ongoing issue ... [Published Press tv - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

CERD calls on HRC to hold special session on Iraq

GENEVA, Aug 26 (KUNA) -- The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) requests the Human Rights Council to convene a special session on the human rights situation in Iraq.This special session has to consider establishing a commission ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Aug 26 2014]

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Henderson said, "There is clearly something wrong in our system with results like that."
...Nations website cited under the Global contribution for global peace section, the global organization plainly states they have at their disposal "[M]ore than 95,000 UN uniformed personnel (police and military) coming from over 110 countries ... united in their determination to foster peace."
"Stand Your Ground" Laws need an amendment to "remove far-reaching immunity and ensure strict adherence to principles of necessity and proportionality when deadly force is used for self-defense" the panel said

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U.S. continues to struggle with race disparities [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
United Nations officially slams American cops a... [Published Examiner.com - 10 hours ago]
UN Racism Watchdog Slams US Over Police Brutali... [Published Christian Post - 19 hours ago]
Police Feel Heat From the UN [Published The Guardian Express - Sep 01 2014]
United Nations Censures American Law Enforcemen... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 31 2014]
United Nations condemns U.S. racism as reverber... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Aug 31 2014]
UN Review of US on Race Includes Redlining, For... [Published Inner City Press - Aug 31 2014]
Hundreds March in Ferguson to Mark Three Weeks ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 30 2014]
UN Calls Out US for Police Brutality [Published EURweb - Aug 30 2014]
Oklahoma Policeman Arrested on Charges of Rapin... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 30 2014]
SAVE HAVEN TO MINORITIES IN IRAQ [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Aug 30 2014]
UN committee finds racial discrimination still ... [Published The Hawaii Independent - Aug 30 2014]
U.N. urges U.S. to stop police brutality [Published Network Journal - Aug 30 2014]
XINHUA - UN committee concerns over Japan's rac... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 29 2014]
XINHUA - UN committee concerned over excessive ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 29 2014]
UN Calls Out US Police For Excessive Use Of For... [Published Talking Points Memo - Aug 29 2014]
The UN slams the US government over wide-spread... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 29 2014]
UN to US: Stop racism, police brutality [Published Press tv - Aug 29 2014]
UN committee concerns over Japan's racial discr... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 29 2014]
UN Scolds US On Ferguson While Ignoring Other I... [Published Value Walk - Aug 29 2014]
UN urges US to stop police brutality [Published Oman Observer - Aug 29 2014]
A UN watchdog released a report on racism in th... [Published Salon - Aug 29 2014]
Racial discrimination in US cause of concern: U... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 29 2014]
UN committee concerned over excessive use of fo... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 29 2014]
U.N. urges U.S. to stop police brutality after ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
UN racism watchdog urges US to stop police brut... [Published Hartford Courant - Aug 29 2014]
UN urges US to stop police brutality after Miss... [Published AlertNet - Aug 29 2014]
CERD calls on HRC to hold special session on Iraq [Published Kuwait News Agency - Aug 26 2014]
CERD requests Human Rights Council to convene s... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 25 2014]
U.S. ‘falling further behind’ on race relations [Published Louisiana Weekly - Aug 25 2014]
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United Nations Censures American Law Enforcemen... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 31 2014]
On August 29, a UN panel on racism urged the United States to "review" its stand your ground-styled self-defense laws and demanded it put a halt to the excessive use of force by police. The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination ...
Ferguson Police Chief: Cop Was Injured in Alter... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 14 2014]
On Wednesday, Ferguson, Missouri, Chief of Police Thomas Jackson told the media that the officer who shot and killed teen Michael Brown was injured in the scuffle that resulted in the shooting. This is the first official news of the officer's ...
NAACP: Michael Brown Shooting 'Front and Center... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 13 2014]
U.S. civil rights advocates aired their concerns about the recent Michael Brown shooting to the United Nations in Geneva, according to a press call from the organizations on Wednesday. “This issue was front and center,” Hilary O. Shelton, director ...
10 Years after the Advisory Opinion on the Wall... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 09 2014]
July 9 th 2014 To: Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban ki Moon High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Conventions  This letter is joined by 86 legal experts and 32 legal networks and organizations concerned with the ongoing ...
Countering Hate Speech in Tokyo's Koreatown [Published Global Voices Online - Mar 06 2014]
Photo of Shin-Okubo by flickr user Metro Centric, (CC BY 2.0) Shin-Okubo , a district in Tokyo with high concentration of ethnic Korean residents, has been suffering from anti-Korean protests by some extremely racist citizen groups in recent years. ...
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